Where to Find Swine Flu Vaccine

At Premiere Immediate Medical Care in Oaks, nurse Susan Chapman gives Thalia Eyles, 6, of Trappe, a nasal swine flu vaccine. (Sharon Gekoski-Kimmel / Staff Photographer)
At Premiere Immediate Medical Care in Oaks, nurse Susan Chapman gives Thalia Eyles, 6, of Trappe, a nasal swine flu vaccine. (Sharon Gekoski-Kimmel / Staff Photographer) (David Ralis)
Posted: October 14, 2009

This page was for the winter of 2009-10. Go to new page for 2010-11 season.

Seasonal flu vaccine: Despite shortages, some local health departments may have enough to immunize seasonal vaccine priority groups at public clinics. Schedules are posted on the sites below.

Swine flu vaccine: Vaccine is now plentiful and available to nearly everyone. Most county public-health clinics are free but require proof of residency. Retail chains have restrictions that may vary from location to location, and you should always confirm availability by phone regardless of what the drugstore chain's Web site says.

The department distributes novel H1N1 vaccine in all counties except Philadelphia, and posts state-run swine flu clinics. Counties may be more up-to-date.

The department distributes vaccine in all counties, and lists both seasonal and swine flu clinics. Counties may be more up-to-date.

Statewide information.

PHILLYHEALTHINFO.ORG: College of Physicians of Philadelphia provides additional links to flu vaccine clinics in Southeastern Pennsylvania

FLU.GOV: Collaboration among more than two dozen federal agencies provides the most comprehensive information on all kinds of influenza, vaccines, groups at risk. Its vaccine clinic locator is dependent upon the states, but there is an excellent search engine for questions about the flu and the vaccine.

A comprehensive national tool, but it may not contain city- and county-run vaccine clinics - or any swine flu clinics at all.

comments powered by Disqus
|
|
|
|
|